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Li River

#13 of 134 Tours in Guangxi
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East of Guangxi Zhuang, 541000, China
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

The Li River cruise is a must do. We took the 4 hour cruise from Guilin to Yangshou and it included a lunch buffet. The scenery is absolutely gorgeous and they do announce landmarks; however, the speakers are not clear. You will not be disappointed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Betty C
Reviewed 31 January 2019

The Li River and the amazing limestone formations that surround it on the cruise from Guilin down to Yangshou really deserves the title its given as one of the most beautiful parts of China. Its a four hour cruise where you will see the most...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 599janetl
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Me and my sister took a 6 day tour in Guilin with Arthur from TCG and one of the tours was the li river. I got to say that the tour was amazing even in the rain. Arthur was an amazing tour guide with so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robjramirez211
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

We took the 4 hour cruise including hot lunch from Guilin to Yangshuo. The scenery was beautiful with many photo opportunities. Some of the people were selling photos. Other groups had loud and shrill guides with microphones. These men and women shattered the peace. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank triharder9990
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Relax-inspiring beauty of the peaceful river water with the Crab Mountains in the background. Unbeatable scenery . . . Can it get any better?

Date of experience: August 2018
47  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

The mountains in this region are absolutely incredible. I encourage you to take a cruise down the Li River and see traditional fishermen using cormorants to retrieve their daily catch.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank nomadicherbivores
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A half-day cruise on the River Li was included in our tour. This was a delightful experience on a comfortable boat. In fact we were part of what must have been a convoy of at least a dozen boats doing the same trip and each...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We found it a relaxing and comfortable tour down the Li river, especially because our travel agent had booked us seats in the VIP section up front on the upper deck, which we can highly recommend. The landscape is beautiful and changes all the time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Danexplorer
Reviewed 2 November 2018

I knew if I were going to go to China this place had to be on the tour. It is supposed to be one of the most scenic places in China and I was not disappointed. It rained as we were leaving the hotel, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kim B
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The four hour cruise is just sensational and we went on a wet and heavily overcast day. The scenery is unique virtually the whole way and the included lunch on our boat was excellent and for another fee you can have some of the local...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony S
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18 December 2018|
Response from Kim B | Reviewed this property |
I was on a tour, but I can tell you all the ships were the same and they all left at the same time. Ours included a decent lunch - but not great. I am not sure how much a ride to and from the ports would be. The actual... More
4 August 2018|
Response from Ivi A |
Hello, unfortunately normally the trip is operated just towards Yangshuo, for depth reasons. There are little boats that provide shorter portions of the trip in both directions, but, in such cases you should reach the... More